Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Systems in Managing Stress

Following on from yesterdays LinkedIn post Stress, let’s look into how and why the network of nerves sends messages to parts of the body. The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems work together, delicately balancing our physiological reactions to external stimuli. These systems, sometimes described as the gas and brake pedals of our body, play a crucial role in maintaining equilibrium … Read more

Are You Interested in Our Next Quantum Thinking, Meditation Mindfulness and NLP Workshop?

Join us for a transformative two days of exploration and self-discovery at this Quantum Thinking, Mindfulness Meditation & NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Workshop. Led by Mark Dawes with other guest experienced instructors, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to tap into your inner wisdom and enhance your overall well-being. Throughout the day, you’ll learn practical techniques to quiet the mind, cultivate … Read more

Has Aggression towards Reception and Healthcare Staff become Routine?

Research studies across 5 countries including the UK, show that Aggression towards GP receptionists is a ‘frequent and routine’ occurrence. Fact sheets covering the period 2010 to 2018 recorded an increase in reported incidents of aggression from 6 per 10,000 staff to 10+ per 10,000 staff. How much more would these figures have increased by if staff felt more empowered … Read more

To Be Successful Adopt A ‘Ready, Fire, Aim’ Approach As Opposed To A ‘Ready, Aim, Fire’ Approach

Too many people are perfectionists, which means that they will procrastinate.

They have a ‘Ready, Aim, Fire’, which means that unless they believe that they are 100% ready, they will not do whatever it is they wish to do, primarily because they feel that they will be judged if they don’t succeed 100% the first time.

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Why Do I Meditate – Have I Gone Over To The ‘Dark Side’? [Podcast]

Why Do I Meditate – Have I Gone Over To The ‘Dark Side’? [Podcast]

You may have noticed that I have posted various articles and podcasts about meditation, and that’s generated some interesting conversations with people, many who I have known for many years and some who are very good friends.

Some people, I am sure, think that I’ve gone over to the ‘dark side’ as they see meditation and mindfulness as some form of ‘weird’ spirituality thing.

Others think that I have possibly gone soft, but none of that could be further from the truth. 

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